Trainee Members

Kristina Chern

Credentials: Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: kertel@mcw.edu

Megan Climans, DVM

Credentials: Department of Pathobiological Sciences (School of Veterinary Medicine)

Position title: Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Resident

Email: climans@wisc.edu

Raymond Doudlah

Credentials: LUCID Training Program, Dept. of Psychology (College of Letters & Science)
Physiology Graduate Program, Dept. of Neuroscience (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: PhD Student

Email: doudlah@wisc.edu

Briana Ebbinghaus

Credentials: Neuroscience Training Program, Department of Neuroscience (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: ebbinghaus@wisc.edu

Kim Edwards

Credentials: Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Waisman Center (VCRGE)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: kedwards22@wisc.edu

Demeng Feng

Credentials: Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: dfeng24@wisc.edu

Heather Heitkotter

Credentials: Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Neuroscience Doctoral Program, Medical College of Wisconsin

Position title: Graduate Student

Email: hheitkotter@mcw.edu

Jennifer Heyward, DVM

Credentials: Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Department of Surgical Sciences (School of Veterinary Medicine)

Position title: Comparative Ophthalmology Resident, CBMS Master's student

Email: jheyward@wisc.edu

Yaxin Hu

Credentials: Computer Sciences

Position title: Graduate student

Email: yaxin.hu@wisc.edu

Clint Jensen

Credentials: Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology (College of Letters and Science)

Position title: PhD Student

Email: cjensen5@wisc.edu

Meha Kabra

Credentials: Department of Pediatrics - Neonatalogy (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Postdoctoral Associate

Email: mkabra2@wisc.edu

Melina Knabe

Credentials: Educational Psychology

Position title: Graduate student

Email: mknabe@wisc.edu

Michael Landowski, PhD

Credentials: Department of Genetics (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: landowski@wisc.edu

Allison Ludwig

Credentials: Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program, School of Veterinary Medicine

Position title: Dual DVM/PhD Student

Email: aludwig4@wisc.edu

Steven Martell

Credentials: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Position title: Research Intern

Email: skmartell@wisc.edu

Steven Mayerl

Credentials: Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Waisman Center (VCRGE)

Position title: Graduate Student

Email: mayerl@wisc.edu

Natascha Merten

Credentials: Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Assistant Scientist

Email: natascha.merten@wisc.edu

Kushin Mukherjee

Credentials: Department of Psychology (School of Letters and Science)

Position title: PhD student

Email: kmukherjee2@wisc.edu

Philip Mzyk

Credentials: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Email: pmzyk@wisc.edu

Kazuya Oikawa, BVSc, PhD

Credentials: Department of Surgical Sciences (School of Veterinary Medicine)

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: koikawa@wisc.edu

Bryan Rubio-Perez

Credentials: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering)

Position title: PhD student

Email: rubioperez@wisc.edu

Aindrila Saha

Credentials: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Department of Neuroscience (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: asaha23@wisc.edu

Michele M. Salzman

Credentials: Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Department of Surgical Sciences (School of Veterinary Medicine)

Position title: PhD student

Email: msalzman2@wisc.edu

Shivani Saxena

Credentials: Department of Biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: ssaxena8@wisc.edu

Melissa Schoenlein

Credentials: Department of Psychology (College of Letters and Science)

Position title: PhD Student

Email: schoenlein@wisc.edu

Pawan Shahi, PhD

Credentials: Department of Pediatrics (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: pshahi@wisc.edu

Allison Spillane

Credentials: Department of Pediatrics - Neonatalogy (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Graduate student

Email: aklutz@wisc.edu

Praveen Joseph Susaimanickam, PhD

Credentials: Waisman Center (VCRGE)

Position title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Email: praveenjoseph.susaimanickam@wisc.edu

Odalys Torné Escudé, DVM

Credentials: Comparative Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

Position title: PhD Student

Email: torneescude@wisc.edu

Kara Vogel, PhD

Credentials: Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Email: krvogel@wisc.edu

Julie Wallin

Credentials: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Research Intern

Email: jwallin2@wisc.edu

Serena Wisner

Credentials: Neuroscience Training Program

Position title: Graduate student

Email: srwisner@wisc.edu

Vanessa Yang, DVM

Credentials: Department of Surgical Sciences (School of Veterinary Medicine)

Position title: Comparative Ophthalmology Resident II

Email: vanessa.yang@wisc.edu

Ziyun Ye

Credentials: Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: PhD Student

Email: ye82@wisc.edu